Working towards Library 2.0 with some simple tools

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Showcase presentation at the VALA Conference 2008 on some simple Web 2.0 tools that libraries can utilised quickly and easily.

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Working towards Library 2.0 with some simple tools

  1. 1. Working towards Library 2.0 with some simple tools <ul><ul><li>Michelle McLean </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Librarian </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Simple things we have all heard before <ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul>
  3. 3. Wikipedia <ul><li>Create entry for your library </li></ul><ul><li>Link, link, link </li></ul><ul><li>Links/information into other entries </li></ul><ul><li>Parent institution </li></ul><ul><li>Suburb </li></ul>
  4. 4. Google Maps <ul><li>Google account </li></ul><ul><li>Library location maps and information </li></ul><ul><li>Gives directions </li></ul><ul><li>Link to URL or embed map </li></ul>
  5. 5. Google Docs <ul><li>Online file access </li></ul><ul><li>Documents, spreadsheets, presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple file formats </li></ul>
  6. 6. Image sharing <ul><li>Online photo hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Free or low cost </li></ul><ul><li>Share more images </li></ul><ul><li>Create sets/collections </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Linking </li></ul>
  7. 7. RSS <ul><li>ILMS </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Internal into website </li></ul><ul><li>External into website </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tagging <ul><li>Social tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Internal use </li></ul><ul><li>Library website </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>Subject specific </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other things not as simple <ul><li>Library Thing for Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>External catalogue search boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>Michelle McLean </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Casey-Cardinia Library Corporation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>connectinglibrarian.com </li></ul></ul>

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